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AAA: Record-Breaking 107 Million Americans To Celebrate Holidays Away From Home

December 14, 2017

‘Tis the season to traditionally spend with family and friends and this year Americans are traveling in record numbers. In the Washington metro area 2,691,900 million people are projected to travel, which is a 3.5% increase in travel volume over 2016. It is the highest year-end travel volume on record, AAA projects.

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Community Event Honoring Three Newly Crowned National Champions On December 15

December 13, 2017

Alexandria Boxing Club will host a Community Day on Friday, Dec. 15, at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate the team’s recent wins. Three athletes – Troy Isley, Keyshawn Davis, and Amelia Moore – competed and won at the U.S. Nationals last week. They represented Alexandria, VA among hundreds of elite competitors from around the country.

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Steve Kenealy Dead At 69

December 13, 2017

Dr. Stephen J. Kenealy died on Dec. 10, 2017, at INOVA Alexandria Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was an adored Poppop to Ryan, a treasured father to James and Meghan, father-in-law to Natalie, brother to Larry and a loving husband to Joanne for 46 years.

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Alexandria Transit Company To Purchase Clean Diesel Buses; Plans Future Transition To All Electric

December 13, 2017

DASH is investing in low-emission clean diesel buses. The Alexandria Transit Company will procure up to 27 new buses with current funding. Clean diesel buses will be quieter than the buses they replace, are significantly less expensive to purchase and maintain, and will improve service and fleet reliability.

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City Of Alexandria Prepares For Winter Weather

December 12, 2017

The City of Alexandria tracks potential storms 24 hours a day. On-call City crews and contractors clear snow from publicly-owned roadways, sidewalks, paths, parking lots and squares. Learn more about preparedness, plowing priorities and how to help.

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Chris Kraft Jr. Selected As Recipient Of 2018 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

December 11, 2017

Each spring, during its Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation confers its highest honor – the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.

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First Snow To Impact Roads Starting Friday PM

December 8, 2017

Virginia Department of Transportation and contract crews are preparing for northern Virginia’s first dose of winter weather, from Friday evening through Sunday morning.

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Alexandria Boat Parade Wins USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award

December 8, 2017

The Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights was ranked number eight among ten award winners, alongside the Mummers Parade in Philadelphia and Chicago’s Thanksgiving Parade. The public voted from a list of 20 Best Holiday Parade nominees chosen by a panel of experts.

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66 Express Lanes Inside The Beltway Toll Day One Analysis

December 8, 2017

After four full days of Express Lanes on I-66 Inside the Beltway, the Virginia Department of Transportation reports that morning and afternoon commutes on Monday were faster than the same time last December. 

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City Of Alexandria Continues Implementation Of Stormwater Utility Fee With New Viewer And Credits Program

December 7, 2017

The latest milestones in the implementation of the City of Alexandria's Stormwater Utility Fee are the availability of a new online fee viewer and the launch of a credits program to recognize stormwater mitigation efforts by nonresidential property owners.

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